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PARTHENON

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Parthenon mean? 

PARTHENON (noun)
  The noun PARTHENON has 1 sense:

1. the main temple of the goddess Athena; built on the acropolis in Athens more than 400 years B.C.; example of Doric architecture

  Familiarity information: PARTHENON used as a noun is very rare.


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PARTHENON (noun)


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Meaning:

The main temple of the goddess Athena; built on the acropolis in Athens more than 400 years B.C.; example of Doric architecture

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Instance hypernyms:

temple (place of worship consisting of an edifice for the worship of a deity)

Holonyms ("Parthenon" is a part of...):

Athens; Athinai; capital of Greece; Greek capital (the capital and largest city of Greece; named after Athena (its patron goddess))


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